Early Admission Options

Direct Admission

The Direct Admission program is available to high school seniors that plan to enroll as first-time freshman at the University of Louisville and major in nursing. A minimum of ten spaces are reserved each academic year. These spaces are awarded based on the student's competitive application. Students apply while enrolled in their senior year of high school.

Apply in August

Guaranteed Early Admission

The Guaranteed Early Admission (GEA) program is available to first-year University of Louisville freshmen. Forty spaces are reserved in upper division each academic year for first-year, full-time college freshmen, who enter the University of Louisville in the Fall semester. First-year college freshmen nursing majors are eligible to apply in the spring of their first year of enrollment at UofL for guaranteed admission to a specific semester cohort.